Heavy rain possible across CT tonight

A woman crosses the intersection of Bedford Street and Forest Street as rain falls in Stamford, Conn. Storms are forecast to hit Connecticut on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

Storms are expected to hit the state Wednesday night, with potentially heavy rain and patchy fog in the forecast.

It’ll be mostly cloudy throughout the day, with a high near 61 degrees and a slight breeze, according to the National Weather Service.

Showers will likely start in the late afternoon, with rain showers and a possible thunderstorm and a low temperature around 43 degrees. The weather service said rainfall amounts will be between half an inch and one inch.

A light wind will blow in after midnight.

During the day Thursday, the forecast calls for showers before 2 p.m. and a high near 48 degrees. Winds come Thursday, with gusts around 30 mph likely. Thursday’s rainfall could total about a quarter of an inch to half an inch.

There will be a chance of rain and snow showers before 10 p.m. along the coast, with a chance of flurries between 10 p.m. Thursday and 2 a.m. Friday. Central Connecticut will see a chance of rain and snow showers before 8 p.m., then showers between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m.

It’ll be mostly cloudy Thursday night with wind chill values between 20 and 25 degrees and wind gusts up to 25 mph possible.

The forecast is calling for partly sunny skies on Friday and a high near 43 degrees. There will be a slight breeze into the night. The temperature will hover in the high 20s Friday night.

Connecticut Media Group